UPDATE: Risca biker, Quinton Arnesen, dies in Cwmbran crash

UPDATE: Cwmbran death crash biker named

DIED: Quinton Arnesen

SCENE: A police appeal at the scene on Cwmbran Drive

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UPDATE: 3.58pm

The police helicopter was used to take photographs of the scene earlier today.

UPDATE: 3.06pm

The 19-year-old passenger injured in last night's motorbike crash is in a stable condition, Gwent Police said.

UPDATE: 12.15pm

THE biker who died in last night's crash in Cwmbran has been named.

Quinton Arnesen, 41 from Risca, died after the bike he was riding on Cwmbran Drive crashed at around 7.40pm last night.

The 19-year-old man from Pontypool who was a passenger was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport with serious injuries.

Fire crews from Maindee, Malpas, and Duffryn, attended the scene of the crash at 7.46pm and left the scene around 8.30pm.

UPDATE: 9.10pm

A MAN died in a motorbike crash in Cwmbran last night.

The biker died in a collision on the A4051, Cwmbran Drive at around 7.40pm, while a passenger on the bike was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport with serious injuries.

The road was closed between B&Q and the Parkway roundabout, near Cwmbran Stadium. The road has since reopened.

Gwent Police are appealing for anyone with information to call 101 quoting log 502/23/2014.

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11:22am Thu 24 Jul 14

Angeleleven says...

God Bless, my thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.
God Bless, my thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends. Angeleleven
  • Score: 40

12:16pm Thu 24 Jul 14

Berni says...

Thoughts are with families and friends RIP xxx
Thoughts are with families and friends RIP xxx Berni
  • Score: 35

1:19pm Thu 24 Jul 14

WELSH BUDDAH says...

So sad thoughts are with families and friends at this sad time RIP, and I hope the passenger makes a full recovery soon.
So sad thoughts are with families and friends at this sad time RIP, and I hope the passenger makes a full recovery soon. WELSH BUDDAH
  • Score: 28

5:01pm Thu 24 Jul 14

gingertom says...

So so sad! My thoughts are with his family and friends.
So so sad! My thoughts are with his family and friends. gingertom
  • Score: 20

7:09pm Thu 24 Jul 14

Ethel24 says...

Really sad. Thoughts our with the family at this time. He lives around the corner from me lovely family. Always a friendly family x
Really sad. Thoughts our with the family at this time. He lives around the corner from me lovely family. Always a friendly family x Ethel24
  • Score: 14

1:40pm Fri 25 Jul 14

mvaone says...

R.I.P young man thoughts and prayers to both families.
R.I.P young man thoughts and prayers to both families. mvaone
  • Score: 8

2:53pm Fri 25 Jul 14

wesley6 says...

Rest In Peace Quinton. You were a lovely, caring and amazing guy and its not fair this had to happen:( we all miss you so much and wish you were still here xx love you cousin Quinton:(
Rest In Peace Quinton. You were a lovely, caring and amazing guy and its not fair this had to happen:( we all miss you so much and wish you were still here xx love you cousin Quinton:( wesley6
  • Score: 9

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